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ailing planet

  1. 1. . u-, m THE NLNG PLANET -BY NANI PALKHIVALA y. .. _. . .3 . _ y ` r ~- `o, .o *n vnu` , .-. .`nv`, -.'ou". *'. ?.
  2. 2. glbülf 'm! [ISSOI This chapter is based upon degrading position of mother earth. The present scenario of India is highly deplorable as a report of parliament's estimates committee highlights near catastrophic depletion of India's forests at the rate of 3.7 million acres a year. The article " The Ailing planet: The Green movement's role" was written by Nani Palkhivala and published in "The Indian Express" on 24th November 1994.
  3. 3. S Ultíít-{l T? . . . . . . "Tñe Hiling ? ámetm 'is a sazfcozzzmezztazy on tlíe grazfual cfeteríorati on 0]( our envorozzment. T/ íe püznet Eartñ is no more a pleasant püzce _for ñaóitatíozz. Tis/ íeries, forests, grasslízzzzfs azufcroplàrzzís neecf to 6e preservecfazzzf protectezílet us avoid population explosion and stop pezpetuatiott of poverty. 'Tfze green znovement is tlíe on! ) fzope for t/ ízls plíznet amftlíe survival of líuman race ` JR "", -:i' ; is . `i " , . - . *g 'tl ahaha_ « -; “a , TV3 i'. '>. "`~i"”~*'l¢3` ' '24 l* . i ”' ' m? ” i: . - ' ` _ _g . a I 3:9: . .p vgoili. " e _l_ _f w. , lily? 4 I! , - - , .. gsn ; s " r Ja - l. * : L *I _ ' . g _y i , t ~ '“ * 844:'. ?i '
  4. 4. Dry Soil - no rain no water
  5. 5. Initiation of the Green Movement 0 Started nearly 25 years ago I World's first nationwide Green party founded in New Zealandin1972 0 The movement has not looked back ever since
  6. 6. Principal biologicalsystems of” the earth Four biological systems referred by Mr. Lester R. Brown in his book "The Golden Economic Prospect' namely : ñsheries, forests, grasslands and cropland They form the foundation ofthe global economic system Apart from supplying food, the four systems provide virtually all the raw materials for industry except minerals and petroleum- derived synthetics ` ( }l()l3;_1l Lex_ )1 )()n11c 1)1`( lsjnç*
  7. 7. Human claimson these systems reaching unsustainable level. Productivity is being impaired Fisheries collapsing and forests disappearing Grasslands converted into barren wastelands Croplands deteriorating Over-fishing common in protein-conscious and protein- hungry world Forests being decimated in poor countries for firewood Several species of life face extinction as a result of destruction of tropical forests World's ancient patrimony of tropical forests eroding at the rate of forty to fifty million acres a year.
  8. 8. Are we getting ready to make the earth like this?
  9. 9. Dead fishes in the sea shore! !!! !
  10. 10. .Growing use o-f-dung for-Burning depriving farmlands of an important natural fertilizer A five-fold increase in the rate of forest planting needed to cope with expected fuel wood demand in the year zooo. James Speth, the President of World Resources Institute declared that we are losing the forests at an acre-and-a-half to a second'. il_ . I'(V` ^ _ . _, ~; I' ` . _ i; . '_, í-___ : fig g" 's- r-Ttr" 11'; :ia #r7 V th. " nr r( _F I: 'I. i _ ' . - r ~~ : gw a -, e - . . V, , ` TW. ) / r I ; u'r _. _ ' V_ `___r tr; _,: "_~g, _ J: * ~> "'30,! " _ 6/ y -_'. _l_ 1 -o- I' g óLóbALIgAñ-YTON
  11. 11. Co nstitut io na II '84' legal action -a farce Laws never respected nor enforced India Article 48A of the constitution provides for the state to protect and improve and converse forests and wildlife, but the truth is auite contra1;g________? / 'i / /) , _D1 i4/ S ('()/ z)/ )
  12. 12. Presen scenario hi hly deplorable 0 Report o Parliament's Estim tes ommi e highlights near catastrophic depletion of India's forest at the rate of 3.7 million acres a year 0 Unofficial reports indicate 8 times the rate indicated by government statistics 0 A 3-year study conducted by Unites States using Satellites and aerial photography warned of the 'critical condition' of the world environment 0 Growth of world population jeopardizing the future of human society. Took one million years to add the first billion and at present the world population increases by a million every 4 days with total population of 5.7 billion [jami
  13. 13. Forest trees being destroyed. ..
  14. 14. opíülãíica-n ; sa 6%! ? th e on y soIu ion 0 Deve opment the best contraceptive 0 Fertility falls as incomes rise 0 Education spreads and health improves 0 No development possible due to population explosion 0 Rich get richer, poor beget children condemned to remain poor 0 Compulsory sterilization not suggested but voluntary family planning should be promoted 0 Choice to be made between control of population and perpetuation of poverty 0 Population control to be given top priority in India nam? :
  15. 15. No place to stand . ... wiII earth hold our future generation. rv-. ztrir iin-zi. "- n. - . -
  16. 16. _ _m_ ~ "We have not inherited this earth from our 'forefathers, we have borrovtred it from our children. " -----Mr. Lester Brown - The author of 'The Global Economic Prospect'
  17. 17. 'Need of the hour : our commitment towards the sustenance of the Planet Earth to whom we owe our existence, for we have not inherited it from our forefather, but borrowed it from our children f, y_ I l . Y o ' l( . .i l ' ` _ atta, _fx_ / “ a W? . l 7 ' 0 i . Kya ' x r' x? I 1” a' J), ' xia} p. : 13.3.' _ x1 5' x' 1x l lV-F. K , tigok : s
  18. 18. STEPS TO SA UR AJLIItJG PLAItJE T. . . . 1. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Do your part to reduce waste by choosing reusable products instead ofdísposables. Buying products vith minimal packaging (including the economy size when that makes sense for you) vill help to reduce xxraste. .And vhenever ; tou can, recycle talastíc, newspaper, glass and ziluminutn cans. If there isn't a recycling program at your xvorkplace, school, or in your community, ask about starting one. By recycling half of _your household waste, you can save 2,400 pounds of carbon dioxide zinnually.
  19. 19. The 7 R”s of Technology: Reduce Repbce Reliable Environmentally conscious Resources Electronics Repair Energy Reuse Recycle
  20. 20. a ' :7 ; -~r . :7 ' : i i 't wi. . _ . ___.5.. .. 'fa. .. . __ '52 'V ^ _ ` " _g " u_ i ? JB I - a . a v ' A, ” "'32 V 'zzrghb u: ` ' r? ? u _ i""“"__- c-t-irw. -.«l a; t-í-M - . r: * ; (2 - i” w " "t. . '. .- '_. --~ 3» r . ere} maau ito gaano' s. t«or: : moana i 'i . r* . wi. .dv-warm sa' ; ©9409 4 "linaw ; ka frm J* : v V- au ~ svK“; il: «`: t“; -4r i = » -Eeuu - ". .-i ; ãlizaíei EE! .. *íghlaáL u flaw i : huaa: . , ,_ 7 __1_x 14 , J: : p, v 5,. , _ _M_ _ or a~~; ~>'2o; r Jugger; :nga 2.4235_ iííeãíj . .Eesti . rrsíjíiãlfêsíf , ,uoké-L' ííniãê' íjí"`t)ífr 'tiil 2 ^ 4 ": ) i »: ;~ *zr 4 **i i
  21. 21. 3. Drive Less and Drive Smart Less driving means feu-*er emissions. Besides saarinv 37 T? «rasoline xralltincr and bikino are (treat ftórms of exercise. F3 3 2'* F5 h lix lore your community mass transit system and check , l _ _y s out options {or carpoolíng to york or school. Vhe n _you do drive, make sure _your car is running efficiently'. For example, keeping your tires properly inflated can improve _yiour gas mileage by more than 3 percent. Eyrery gallon of gas _you save not only helps your d budget, it ztlst) keeps 20 pounds ofcarbon dioxide out of the atmos here.
  22. 22. Clean up the world Campaign Sfe. volunteers a lso participated in the Clean UpThe World Campaign of Dubai Municipality too. We were also awarded for this participation by the Dubai Municipality too. (Il
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